Potential Consequences of Not Using Live Attenuated In • If there are any drug dosages in your article, please verify them and indicate that you have done so by initialing this query. • Please review and confirm the accuracy and completeness of any affiliations.–>fluenza Vaccine
American journal of preventive medicine | 23 Apr 2017
KJ Smith, MP Nowalk, A Wateska, ST Brown, JV DePasse, JM Raviotta, E Shim and RK Zimmerman
Decreased live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) effectiveness in the U.S. prompted the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in August 2016 to recommend against this vaccine’s use. However, overall influenza uptake increases when LAIV is available and, unlike the U.S., LAIV has retained its effectiveness in other countries. These opposing countercurrents create a dilemma.
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